Mohammad Hossein Gozashti

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BACKGROUND Atherosclerotic disorders, hypertension and lipid profile alterations are of a lower prevalence in patients with minor beta thalassemia. On the other hand, nowadays, metabolic syndrome is considered as one of the major risk factors of developing cardiovascular diseases. Therefore, the present study was performed to determine the prevalence of(More)
BACKGROUND Many of lay person believe that opium lowers blood glucose. However some studies show the opposite results. In this study, we tried to evaluate the effect of opium on blood glucose and insulin resistance. METHODS This comparative study including 53 addicts in case groups who used opium just in the form of smoking and 55 non-addicts in a control(More)
Hyperglycemic crises of diabetic ketoacidosis and nonketotic hyperglycemia are associated with elevation of counterregulatory hormones and proinflammatory cytokines, markers of lipid peroxidation, and oxidative stress. To investigate if other conditions besides hyperglycemia could evoke such a prompt increase in cytokine levels, lipid peroxidation, and(More)
MEN-1 is an autosomal dominant familial cancer syndrome characterized by involvement of parathyroid, enteropancreatic endocrine tissues and the anterior pituitary gland. Malignant insulinomas are rare, and therefore, there are few data regarding their clinical presentation and long-term prognosis. In this report we present a large family with malignant(More)
BACKGROUND A number of abnormalities has been identified among drug addicted users especially heroin addicts. However, there are a few studies to assess the opium effects on thyroid hormones. the aim of the present study is to investigate the effect of opium on the thyroid function tests. METHOD In this case-control, 50 male addicts, aged 20-50 years,(More)
OBJECTIVES Metabolic syndrome is a determining indicator of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. Abdominal obesity, determined by measuring waist circumference, is one of the most important criteria for diagnosing this syndrome. This criterion varies between men and women and among different races. The present study aims at the assessment of the(More)
BACKGROUND Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) causes an increased risk of metabolic cardiovascular syndrome. Also, cystatin C serum levels are associated with the risk of cardiovascular events in metabolic syndrome patients. OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between cystatin C in PCOS patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS 35 women with PCOS were(More)
Sleep disturbances have been shown to be associated with diabetes control, but the relation between planned wakings or napping with glycemic indices has not been evaluated yet. This study evaluated the relation between sleep quality, duration, and pattern, including daytime napping of people with diabetes and their glycemic control. A cross-sectional(More)
INTRODUCTION Clinical education is one of the most important components of the resource generation function of health systems, and it has a very important role in graduates' competency with respect to effective, practical education. This study aimed to assess the quality of clinical services in Kerman's teaching hospitals located in southeastern Iran. (More)
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